2015 Sydney Taylor Award Winners

The Association of Jewish Libraries announced the winners of the Sydney Taylor Awards for the best Jewish children’s books of the year.

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Gold Medal/Young Reader category

My Grandfather’s Coat by Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock

A grandmother shares the story of her experiences in WWII with her grandchild in this graphic novel for young readers

 

 

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Gold Medal/Older Reader category

Hidden: a Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loic Dauvillier, Marc Lizano and Greg Salsedo

A grandmother shares the story of her experiences in WWII with her grandchild in this graphic novel for young readers

 

 

 

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Storm by Donna Jo Napoli

Having lost her family in a massive flood, sixteen-year-old Sebah finds her way onto a gigantic ark, where she must conceal herself from Noah and his family until it is safe for her and another stowaway to slip away